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Statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston goes on display in local museum 

A statue of slave trader Edward Colston (pictured) that was toppled during a Black Lives Matter protest on June 7, 2021 will go on public display on Friday - almost a year-to-the-day since it was torn down

The public display of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston lying flat after being torn down during a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol last year has been branded a ‘partisan act’ by an art critic. Its’ new home is at the M Shed museum in the city alongside placards from the protest and a timeline…

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Bristol school set up by Edward Colston may change its name in wake of BLM protests

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents. Colston’s School told parents that discussions on whether its name has a future would take place in June. Colston – a philanthropist and 17th century slave merchant – founded the independent school in…

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